Sexism is alive and it's not disappearing anytime soon. Girls and women, me included, all over the world are standing up to this discrimination and have joined a movement called feminism. The word feminist, to some people, is seen as a word to describe power-mad women who want to have a higher status than men. Let me get something straight... … Continue reading Just Because I am a Girl – The People Project
The People Project is a series created by me, Mary (hello there), that talks about everyday issues people, like you and me, face on a regular basis. This series of blog posts will discus matters associated with discrimination, racism, sexism, homophobia, stereotypes, body image, bullying, the power of words, diversity, politics, religion and other important topics. Some … Continue reading An Introduction – The People Project
Hiding behind that book does not make you disappear, however much you may wish it to. People can still see you and form opinions on you based on what you're wearing or even the book you're reading. But you shouldn't care! You can't live hiding away because your scared of people's reactions or the fear … Continue reading stepping outside of my comfort zone for a while…
Hellooooo! It's Mary... The girl who owns this blog? Slightly over-the-top earl grey tea lover? Dressing gown enthusiast? Clumsy smol bean? No bells ringing? Have I really been away for that long? Yes. Yes I have. While I am all those things previously listed, I am also the girl who left her blog (her baby) … Continue reading life update: Ardeche and other things
Idle Town - Conan Gray Ivy - Alessia Cara (Frank Ocean cover) Cornerstone - Arctic Monkeys I Could Use a Love Song - Maren Morris Perfect - Ed Sheeran There's nothing Holdin' Me Back - Shawn Mendes Perfect Places - Lorde Buzzcut season - Lorde ...are all the songs I've been loving this June! Mary … Continue reading June playlist 2017
Switching to my first year of GCSE timetable was something I had been looking forward to for aaaaggggeeeessss but also scared the heck out of me. This week, after much anticipation, I FINALLY switched to my yr10 timetable. Most schools probably wait till September to switch but my school likes to do it early so … Continue reading feeling rather stressed
Cups of tea today: 4 Pain au chocolat's: 2 Mugs of soup: 1 Episodes of Some Girls I've watched: 6 Episodes of Miranda I've watched: 4 Times I've sneezed: approximately 49 Times I've blown my nose: approximately 80 Times I've been to school: 0 If you hadn't already guessed by the - oh so obvious … Continue reading bAd At BeInG iLl?
I got home approximately 48 minutes ago and am currently sitting in my back garden/porch with my dressing gown wrapped tightly around me. My dressing gown is dark grey with pink and light grey birds on. It's from M&S and it's super cute and - oh my god - soooo soft. My laptop is balanced on … Continue reading dressing gowns don’t get enough recognition.
I'm British and a fourteen year old girl which means I'm in Yr9 of secondary school which then means it's options year (yaaay!). For anybody who doesn't know, options are the subjects you choose to do for your GSCE's. My school does this thing where we go to our timetable for the next school year, … Continue reading options tAlk
I've been thinking a lot lately about making more memories and being more crazy and confident in myself. I mean, I'm never going to be this young again, ever. As the clock ticks on by, every second represents that I'm yet another fraction slightly older. Quite frankly, that scares me. The thought of me when I'm … Continue reading maybe now is all we’ve got